Summertime on the bayou is a tradition in St. Mary Parish. But the water can be a dangerous place if you’re not prepared.
Morgan City officials had hoped to have the city’s renovated wharf on Front Street open to the public for the Fourth of July, but a rise in the Atchafalaya River several weeks ago halted work. Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi hopes to be able to officially open the wharf before the end of summer.
—The Daily Review/Zachary Fitzgerald
Morgan City’s newly renovated riverfront wharf on Front Street should officially reopen before the end of the summer, barring any more high water delays, Mayor Frank “Boo” Grizzaffi said.
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The July 4th holiday will result in municipal, parish and state office closures.
BATON ROUGE (AP) — Last summer, a military veteran who was angry over the police treatment of black men ambushed law enforcement officers in Baton Rouge, killing three and wounding three before a s